Installing WebDAV server

Fokke Nauta fnautaNO at
Thu Sep 8 10:10:37 EDT 2011

"Fokke Nauta" <fnautaNO at> wrote in message 
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> Hi all,
> I am completely new to Python, but I'm confronted with a problem I can't 
> solve.
> This is my question:
> I'm running a PC with XP Pro32, which acts as a file server/print 
> server/FTP server and web server. The web server is facilitated by the 
> Aprelium Abyss X2 server, and has Perl and PHP support on http and https. 
> It all works fine.
> To do some research with some calender systems and to share the Outlook 
> calendar I need a WebDAV server. After googling I found the Python WebDAV 
> server.
> I installed Python 3.2.1 and extracted the packages PyWebDAV and PyXML. 
> Now I have a working Python app and 2 directories called PyWebDAV- 
> and PyXML-0.8.4. In the PyWebDAV README it says:
> Installation and setup of server can be as easy as follows:
> $ easy_install PyWebDAV
> $ davserver -D /tmp -n -J
> But of course it doesn't work like that. When I start up Python GUI I see 
> the ">>>" prompt instead of the "$" prompt. But where do I place the two 
> directories? And there is no easy_install script in the PyXML-0.8.4 
> directory, only a and script. I guess the latter is 
> the one to use. But how?
> How do I proceed next?
> Any help will be appreciated.
> Thanks in advance.
> With regards,
> Fokke Nauta

I have my webdav server up and running.

Many thanks for all who contributed to solving this problem.

With regards,
Fokke Nauta 

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